Medical City Healthcare officials announced a new chief executive officer for Medical City Frisco in a Nov. 6 news release.

The gist

Christina Mathis will take the reins as CEO beginning Nov. 13, according to the news release. She previously worked as chief operating officer for Medical City Plano, having director oversight of primary services, including surgery, trauma, burn and more.

Mathis was also responsible for campus improvement projects and facility operations.

The background

Mathis began her HCA Healthcare career at Medical City Plano in 2017 as an associate administrator. She was later promoted to vice president of operations and assistant chief operating officer at the hospital.

Between 2019 and 2021, she also worked as COO, ethics and compliance officer, and chief staffing officer at St. David’s Georgetown Hospital in Georgetown, Texas, according to Medical City’s website.

Mathis earned a Master of Science degree in health care administration from Trinity University and a Bachelor of Science in human development and family sciences from The University of Texas.

She’s also a board member of the American College of Healthcare Executives of North Texas chapter and the Plano ISD Education Foundation.

Quote of note

“Christina has a proven record of operational leadership with a dedication to exceptional, compassionate health care,” Medical City Plano CEO Ben Coogan said in a statement. “I am confident she will lead Medical City Frisco to the next level of excellence and meet the growing health care needs of this dynamic community.”

One more thing

Mathis will take over after previous CEO Patrick Rohan was promoted to oversee Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose, California. Rohan was appointed CEO for Medical City Frisco in 2020.